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Take Your Students on a Journey to 2050

Invite the Nutrients for Life team to be a guest speaker in your class to help your students answer the question, “How will we sustainable feed 9 billion people by the year 2050?”

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Become a Nutrients for Life Ambassador

Do you enjoy working with other teachers to help them identify creative ideas for teaching? Our team of Ambassadors provide soil science teaching tools to other educators.

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Find Us at Upcoming Event

The Nutrients for Life team attends a variety of conferences and events throughout the year. Stop by our booth to check out our resources and discuss options for a classroom visit.

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Help Students Explore Careers

With our global population at more than 7 billion and rising, agricultural careers are vital to not only feeding our world, but also protecting our green spaces. Help students connect with potential careers in agriculture with resources in the From the Ground Up curriculum.


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Top Resources for Educators

K-12 teaching tools focused on the importance of soil nutrients in feeding our world
From the Ground Up: The Science of Soil Website

Through a partnership with Discovery Education, this microsite provides a collection of digital resources about soil science, including career spotlights, interactive lessons, digital exploration, and family activities.


Nourishing the Planet in the 21st Century
High School Curriculum

Now in the second edition, the supplement offers six lesson plans designed to teach students about soil science and crop nutrients’ role in feeding a growing world.

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Nourishing the Planet in the 21st Century
Middle School Curriculum

A middle school supplemental curriculum with six science based lessons about soil science. All three levels of curriculum were favorably reviewed by the Smithsonian Institution.

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Nourishing the Planet in the 21st Century
Elementary Curriculum

Smithsonian-approved, these five STEM-based, supplemental lessons teach plant and soil science, while using gardening to make the lessons fun, interactive, and educational.

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We have more than curriculum!
Videos, activities, posters, readers, and more.


Where New Ideas Are Growing

Learn ideas and tips for teaching plant and soil science while providing creative activities to bring into your classroom.

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